Archdiocese of Newark

The Archdiocese of Newark was created by the Holy See in 1853 and erected as an Archdiocese on December 10, 1937. Today the Archdiocese of Newark is comprised of the four counties of Bergen, Hudson, Essex, and Union. According to the 2018 Official Catholic Directory, the Archdiocese of Newark serves approximately 1,220,143 Catholics and there are approximately 792 priests currently in the Archdiocese of Newark.

New Rights For Survivors: The New Jersey Victims’ Rights Bill

On May 13, 2019, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed the Victims’ Rights Bill into law, effectively reforming the statute of limitations for child sexual abuse survivors in New Jersey. See how the New Jersey Victims’ Rights Bill may help you.

All claims under the New Jersey Victims’ Rights Bill must be filed by November 30, 2021. Time is limited. Contact us confidentially today.

The Anderson Report: Sexual Abuse In The Archdiocese And Dioceses Of New Jersey

This report contains the names of diocesan priests, religious order priests, deacons, nuns, and religious brothers and sisters associated with Catholic Dioceses in the State of New Jersey, including those of whom were assigned within, working in, or living within the Archdiocese and Dioceses in New Jersey who have been accused of sexual misconduct. The information in this Anderson Report is derived from publicly available sources. Download the report

Clergy Accused Of Child Sexual Abuse In The Archdiocese Of New Jersey

The list below contain the names of clergy who were assigned within or working in the New Jersey Archdiocese of Newark who have been accused of sexual misconduct. While lawsuits were filed involving many of these alleged perpetrators, the vast majority of the claims against these individuals have been settled or have not been fully evaluated in a civil or criminal court. Accordingly, the allegations should be considered just allegations and should not be considered proved or substantiated in a court of law.

All individuals should be considered innocent until proven guilty. In some situations, the statute of limitations has expired preventing cases from being heard in a court of law. The information contained herein is an attempt to compile information already available to the public including information obtained from the media,, the Archdiocese’s public statements, lists and reports that were released to the public, and other sources that have attempted to chronicle this information for public use.